Category: CARSTEN SCHULZ SYNDICATE

LAZARUS DREAM (Carsten Lizard Shultz) – Alive (2020)

Coming from Germany, LAZARUS DREAM was put together by vocalist Carsten Lizard Shultz (Evidence One, Domain, Dead Heroes Club) and guitarist/multi-instrumentalist Markus Pfeffer (Scarlett, Winterland). Joining the pair are drummer Markus Kullmann (Sinner, Glenn Hughes), percussionist Thomas Rieder, and on Hammond and synths, Thomas Nitschke. Next Friday, Pride&Joy will release their debut “ALIVE” (which is a studio record).
Opening with ‘Dawn Of Time’, a melodic metal treat, you’d think perhaps this was going to be a metal album. However, as the next two songs ‘House Of Cards’ and ‘Wings Of An Eagle’ (think MSG meets Alcatrazz) ably demonstrate, Lazarus Dream are hard rockers at heart.
The album’s strength is not only the strong melodies but also the numerous guitar solos that are never too OTT, just right for hard rock tunes. They add a pinch of progressive and / or AOR as well…

JULY REIGN (feat Dennis Ward) – Waves Of Destiny (2019)

An international project masterminded by Canadian guitarist Sheldon Scrivner, JULY REIGN will release later this year its new album “Waves Of Destiny“. Mastered by renowned Dennis Ward – who also play bass and did backing vocals on the recordings – credits include vocalists Carsten ‘Lizard’ Schulz (Germany) and PJ Molla (USA), and more. July Reign already pleased us with their...

TOMMY VITALY – Indivisible (2017)

TOMMY VITALY – Indivisible (2017)

TOMMY VITALY, the Italian-born virtuoso guitarist who has achieved a strong reputation in Rock circles during the last ten years, is back with new full length album titled “Indivisible” again featuring renowned vocalists and a stellar band line-up including Vision Divine’s bassist Andrea Tower Torricini and drummer Alessandro Bissa (A Perfect Day, ex- Vision Divine et all). “Indivisible” is definitely...

JULY REIGN – Here Comes The Flood (2016)

Another great new addition to the MelodicRock Records roster, “Here Comes The Flood” is the debut album by JULY REIGN. July Reign is the brainchild of guitarist Sheldon Scrivner who, having heard Evidence One, contacted vocalist Carsten “Lizard” Schulz to enquire if he was interested in collaborating with him and long-time cohort drummer Mark Duran. A few songs evolved into...

CARSTEN LIZARD SCHULZ SYNDICATE – The Day The Earth Stopped Turning (2015)

CARSTEN LIZARD SCHULZ SYNDICATE – The Day The Earth Stopped Turning (2015)

One of the most busy vocalists in the hard rock scene is without a doubt German Carsten ‘Lizard’ Schulz, lending his voice to numerous band’s recordings such as LaValle, Rik Priem’s Prime, Frozen Rain and many others. Now it’s time for his solo album “The Day The Earth Stopped Turning” under the moniker CARSTEN LIZARD SCHULZ SYNDICATE to be released...